2015 Archive

Moving Forward with Energy: A Conversation with Kay Bailey Hutchison

UT Energy Week concluded with an inaugural symposium and gala hosted by the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business, a newly formed collaboration combining the resources and missions of energy initiatives from The University of Texas School of Law and the McCombs School of Business. Named for former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey […]

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Symposium Discusses Implications of Mexican Energy Reform for the U.S.

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. View the full schedule online. WHERE: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin, 1900 University Ave., Austin, Texas 78705 REGISTRATION: $75 per person. Register online. BACKGROUND: The global price of oil has dropped by more than 50 percent since […]

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Rock, Paper, Gavel: Science Challenges for Law and Policy

We are pleased to announce that the Texas Law Review is hosting some of the nation’s top science and law scholars for a two-day symposium on the search for cross-cutting themes emerging at the intersection of science and law, with particular focus on issues arising in criminal justice, bioethics, and the environment. The symposium takes place on […]

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Supreme Court Clinic Claims Victory in Washington

Students from The University of Texas School of Law’s Supreme Court Clinic can boast an unbeaten record in cases before the United States Supreme Court. The students worked on behalf of two clients, Cheryle and Larry Jesinoski, who argued their mortgage lender, Countrywide Home Loans, hadn’t properly interpreted the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). The […]

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Gov. Abbott Names Professor Scott McCown to HHSC Strike Force

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott this week named additional members to the strike force he deployed to conduct a comprehensive performance review of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Scott McCown, clinical professor and director of the Children’s Rights Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law, is one of the new members. […]

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